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Following members were included in the committee

1. Dr. Surekha Rathod : Convener
2. Dr.Sangeeta Bhattacharya and: Member Secretary
3. Dr.Apurva Mohite : Member Secretary

To regularize and maintain the work of Interns at departmental level, following faculty members are deputed as Departmental Intern Incharges for their respective departments.

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Department
1 Dr. Jayshree Chahande Prosthodontics & Implantology
2 Dr.Vishal  Kher Periodontics
3 Dr. Sangeeta Bhattacharya Orthodontics
4 Dr. Vandana Kokane Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
5 Dr. Kavita Hotwani Paediatrics & Preventive Dentistry
6 Dr. Apurva Mohite Oral Medicine & Radiology
7 Dr. Rohit Moharil Oral Pathology
8 Dr. Parijit Wagh Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
9 Dr. Sudhir Rawlani Public Health Dentistry
Objective of Interns Disciplinary committee in 2016
  1. To engage Interns in meaningful, high quality internship program with specific emphasis on every departmental work and clinical exposure.
  2. To regularize the attendance record of the interns and to improve the interns’ attendance so that Internship Program can empower every intern as a career accelerator.
  3. To maintain discipline among all the Interns so that they can abide to the MUHS/DCI rules and regulations which facilitate in improving structured internship program in such a way as to add academic validity to a working experience.
  4. To facilitate holistic development of Interns so as to promote excellence in both academics and extra-curricular activities.
Objectives for the Upcoming Year
  1. Meet with department heads and committee monthly to ensure communication on current internships as well as to develop an action plan to bring internship at a quality level.
  2. To develop an interest in the underachiever interns.
  3. To encourage every intern for participating sincerely in the given internship program
  4. To regularize the duties given to the departmental committee members.
  5. To improve the services of patient given by interns by taking their feedbacks.
  6. To conduct various academic activities for interns.
Development in the year 2016
Two lectures were organized as a part of interns orientation programme on 2nd January 2016. Details are as follows
Topics Presenter/ speaker
Dr.Nikhil Balankhe Antibiotis in Dentistry
Dr. Pravin Sundarkar Practice management

Efforts were taken at ground level to improve the attendance of the newly joined interns. Monthly record of their attendance was maintained and day to day verification for the attendance was made by the committee. Stipend of the interns was also regularizing as per the attendance.

Less attendance was timely reported to the parents/guardian of the respective interns, which helped in improving overall attendance.

Intern’s Disciplinary committee also encouraged all the interns for extracurricular activities and appreciates for the same.

On the occasion of “World No Tobacco Day” i.e 31st May 2016 an E-poster and E-slogan competition was organized by the Interns Disciplinary committee along with the No Tobacco Division of VSPMDCRC. Dr.Rohit Moharil and Dr.Apurva Mohite were the incharges for E-posters and E-slogans. Interns actively participated in both the competitions and Megha Saraf won the 1st prize in E-poster competition and Gazala Sheikh won the 1st prize in E-slogan competition.

International Yoga day was celebrated on 21st June 2016 on account of which the Student Welfare Association and Interns Disciplinary Committee organized a program.The day started with a mass yoga session in the college auditorium.The crowd was addressed by the Dean Dr.Usha Radke who explained the importance of yoga for maintenance of good health.Dr.Anjali Deshpande who is the director of Super Yoga Internationals and Hon Advisor of World Yoga foundation conducted the morning session and also highlighted the importance of Yoga for dental professionals.Other activities undertaken were rangoli,E poster and E slogan competitions.The award for best yoga performer was also given. Dr.Anoop Garg, Dr.Jayashree Chahande and Dr.Apurva Mohite were the incharges for the various activities.

The Graduation ceremony for the Interns (2011 batch) was held on 23rd August 2016.The chief guest for the ceremony was Dr.Siddharth Vinayak Kane ,Vice Chancellor of RTM Nagpur University. Other dignitaries were Shri Ranjit babu Deshmukh, Dr.Usha Radke, Dr.Ramakrishna Shenoi, Dr.Anoop Garg and Dr.Surekha Rathod.The event was very magnificent and all the Interns received certificates of appreciation. Also, awards for Best academic performer (Shruti Potdukhe) and all round performer(Pratiksha Sahare ) were given. The entire Interns Disciplinary Committee worked really hard for the huge success of the program under the able guidance of Dr.Surekha Rathod.

The Interns Orientation Programme was conducted on 23rd,24th and 26th September 2016.
Dr. Surekha Rathod addressed the audience which was followed by the guidance and motivational words by Dr. Ramakrishna Shenoi and Dr. Radke congratulated the interns for their excellent performance and felicitated the merit holders.The first place was secured by Shreya Sahu with a distinction in Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry and Oral Surgery. The second place was backed by Ila Patel with a distinction in Oral Surgery and Ayushi Vaidya finished in the third place with a distinction in Prosthodontics.

The morning session began with Departmental overview by Dr. Rohit Moharil, who presented a panoramic picture that helped students to chalk out a to do list. The second session on Dental Ethics by Dr. Harish Tibdeval stressed on the importance of correctness and completeness of our dental practice .The third session preached to follow the rules and regulations and record keeping to be followed in all the departments which was conducted by Dr. Kavita Hotwani. After the lunch break, a workshop on Clinical Decision Making in Prosthodontics and Mobile Application was conducted by Dr. Jaishree Chahnde, Dr.Sai Deshpande and Dr.Akhil Rathi.

The first session was conducted by Dr. Himija Karia on infection control .This was followed by an inspirational session of Positive Programming The Mind by Dr. Surekha Rathod where she taught us to look beyond closed doors. The last session of the second day was a debate conducted by Dr. Jaishree Chahande on whether internship was a boon or a bane.

A workshop on Values in Dentistry was conducted by Dr. Surekha Rathod and Dr.Jaishree Chahande which highlighted the importance of inner core values in dentistry and its use in health care.In the afternoon, small training session on developing basic skills for Tobacco Cessation Counselling by Dr. Stuti Bhargava was conducted followed by a small exercise to enhance communication skills by Dr.Jayashree Joshi. This orientation programme was concluded with a vote of thanks raised by Dr. Kokane.
The ISP Conference was held in the department of Periodontics on 22nd,23rd and 24th October for which the Interns worked hard and relentlessly.

The Interns’ disciplinary committee had organized a trekking camp for interns to Manali from 25/11/16 - 3/12/16 for which the Interns showed active participation.They were accompanied by Dr.Sudhir Rawlani and Dr.Sneha Sonarkar.

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